Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing)

Qualification Certificate III (NRT)
Course number 19771
National Code ICP30410
Training Package ICP10 - Printing and Graphic Arts
Program area Information Technology and Government  
Duration (nominal hours) 655
This course replaced 19311 - Printing and Graphic Arts (Instant Print)

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Course overview

Course Description

This course is for skilled operators in the digital printing industry who
are responsible for digital production workflow, such as job creation,
printing and finishing. You apply a broad range of competencies in a
varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant
theoretical knowledge. You provide technical advice and support to others.
At the completion of this course you could undertake further study in other
related printing courses. For example:
-  ICP40610 Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Management/Sales).

Career Opportunities

Digital print manager.

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Industry Subgroup: Information Technology and Government

Locations & fees

TAFE NSW fees apply to offerings of this course at the following locations. Concessions or exemptions may apply for eligible students.

Year Half Year Fee Annual Fee
2014 $419 $838

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Location Attendance Status Week Starting How to Enrol
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Course structure

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What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
This course reflects the packaging requirements for ICP30410 Certificate
III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing) within the Printing
and Graphic Arts Training Package (ICP10). The rules from the ICP10
Training Package are as follows:
Requirements for completion of the qualification:
A successful assessment outcome for 19 units made up of:
- 4 core units, plus
- 11 elective units from Group A, plus
- 4 elective units from Group B
Up to 2 elective units from Group A can be substituted for Group B elective
units listed below.
2 elective units must be selected from the Group B elective units listed

Up to 3 Group B elective units may be selected from the remaining elective
or from qualifications at the same qualification level or one level
higher, in this Training Package or any other endorsed Training Package or
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
A total of 19 units must be completed.
Group 1 - Core Units
4 units must be completed
Group 2 - Groups A and B Elective Units
At least 15 units must be completed.  These may be selected from the
following 3 subgroups contained in this group.
Subgroup 1 - Group A Elective Units
You must complete at 9 - 11 units from this subgroup
Subgroup 2 - Group B Elective Units
You must complete at least 2 units and no more than 6 units from this
Subgroup 3 - Units from any endorsed TP at CIII/CIV
No more than 3 units may be selected from this subgroup
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
If you have completed other relevant training you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be eligible for recognition for units previously completed.
Some units in this course may have prerequisites that must be completed in
lower level qualification or selected as part of this course. Refer to  the
Training Package or consult your teacher for information about 
prerequisites to elective units.
The following table is from the Training Package rules for this
qualification and provides advice regarding prerequisite requirements for
unit/s in this qualification.  Please refer to the prerequisite table or
the individual units for further information.
Code and title                              Prerequisite units required
--------------                              ---------------------------
ICPPP352C Output complex images             ICPPP252C Output images
ICPPP396A Generate high-end PDF files       ICPPP284A Produce PDF files for
online or screen display
ICPPP452C Output complex images direct      ICPPP352C Output complex images
to plate or press
ICPPR496A Set up and produce complex        ICPPR384A Set up and produce
basic digital print                               print

Course Elective Completion:

At least 15 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from group 2

All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 40
ICPSU216C Inspect quality against required standards 20
ICPSU260C Maintain a safe work environment 20
ICPSU262C Communicate in the workplace 20
All subgroups must be completed
At least 15 module/units must be completed
At least 9 and no more than 11 module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBCUS301A Deliver and monitor a service to customers 20
BSBSMB301A Investigate micro business opportunities 30
ICPKN321A Apply knowledge and requirements of digital production 70
ICPPR282C Produce and manage basic digital print 30
ICPPR384A Set up and produce basic digital print 50
ICPSU203C Prepare and maintain the work area 30
ICPSU263C Perform basic industry calculations 30
ICPSU281C Use computer systems 40
ICPSU342C Undertake inventory procedures 40
ICPSU351C Undertake basic production scheduling 40
SIRXSLS001A Sell products and services 20
SIRXSLS002A Advise on products and services 20
At least 2 and no more than 6 module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents 60
BSBSMB402A Plan small business finances 40
BSBSMB403A Market the small business 50
ICAB4135B Create a simple mark-up language document to specification 20
ICPCF221C Set up and produce basic guillotined product 40
ICPCF225C Set up machine for basic flat-bed die cutting or embossing 40
ICPCF226C Produce basic flat-bed die cut or embossed product 30
ICPCF231C Set up machine for basic flat-bed cutting 30
ICPCF232C Produce basic flat-bed cut product 30
ICPCF241C Set up machine for basic single or continuous folding 30
ICPCF242C Produce basic single or continuous folded product 30
ICPCF243C Set up machine for basic collating or inserting (sheet_section) 30
ICPCF244C Produce basic collated or inserted (sheet/section) product 30
ICPCF281C Set up machine for basic laminating 30
ICPCF282C Produce basic laminated product 30
ICPCF381C Set up machine for complex laminating 40
ICPCF382C Produce complex laminated product 40
ICPPP211C Develop a basic design concept 40
ICPPP224C Produce pages using a page layout application 30
ICPPP252C Output images 20
ICPPP266C Produce relief plates 40
ICPPP268C Make photopolymer plates (flexographic) 40
ICPPP269C Produce photopolymer plates for pad printing 40
ICPPP284A Produce PDF files for online or screen display 60
ICPPP334C Prepare an imposition format for printing processes 40
ICPPP352C Output complex images 20
ICPPP370C Produce multiple image plates 40
ICPPP385C Operate a database for digital printing 40
ICPPP396A Generate high-end PDF files 50
ICPPP397A Transfer digital files 40
ICPPP452C Output complex images direct to plate or press 20
ICPPP484C Set up and operate automated workflow 50
ICPPR271C Set up for basic coating 30
ICPPR272C Produce basic coated product 30
ICPPR382C Produce and manage complex digital print 60
ICPPR383C Prepare for personalised digital printing 40
ICPPR385A Apply software applications to digital production 50
ICPPR386A Troubleshoot digital media 80
ICPPR387A Use colour management for production 60
ICPPR388A Preflight and import complex images for digital devices 80
ICPPR389A Manage digital files 40
ICPPR390A Generate a proof for digital production 30
ICPPR392A Set up and produce specialised digital print 80
ICPPR471C Set up for complex coating 60
ICPPR472C Produce complex coated product 30
ICPPR484C Prepare for variable data printing 50
ICPPR496A Set up and produce complex digital print 60
ICPSP215C Prepare screen 20
ICPSP222C Prepare and cut screen print substrate 30
ICPSP270C Manually prepare and produce screen prints 30
ICPSP273C Semi-automatically produce basic screen prints 30
ICPSP275C Automatically produce basic screen prints 30
ICPSP311C Reclaim screen manually 40
ICPSP351C Prepare machine and drying/curing unit 30
ICPSP374C Operate a semi-automatic screen printing machine 40
ICPSP382C Produce computer image for screen printing 40
ICPSP383A Prepare film for complex screen printing 60
ICPSU485C Implement a Just-in-Time (JIT) system 50
MSACMC210A Manage the impact of change on own work 50
MSACMS200A Apply competitive manufacturing practices 50
MSACMS201A Sustain process improvements 50
MSACMT230A Apply cost factors to work practices 50
MSACMT240A Apply 5S procedures in a manufacturing environment 50
MSACMT270A Use sustainable energy practices 50
MSACMT271A Use sustainable environmental practices 50
MSACMT280A Undertake root cause analysis 50
MSAENV272A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools 40
No more than 3 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
ICPPR232C Produce basic lithographic printed product 40
ICPPR331C Set up for basic lithographic printing 50

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve qualification ICP30410 (TAFE NSW course 19771),learners
are required to complete 19 units of competency, comprising:
-  4 compulsory units from group 1
-  at least 15 elective units from group 2

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